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Academic Calendar - Spring 2013

Important Dates

Priority date for all Spring financial aid applicants.*

October 1
Spring 2013 Advising Week October 29-November 2
NOVAConnect priority enrollment for continuing students for all sessions November 6- 11

Open Registration for Spring begins for all students.

November 12

Tuition payment deadline if you register by December 16

NOTE : If you register December 17 or after, you must pay your tuition before 5 p.m. the next business day to prevent being dropped from your class(es).

December 17
Last day to add your name to the Wait List for all classes except Second 8-week session. January 9
Last day to initiate change of domicile for Spring January 14
Parking enforcement on Student (B) Lots begins at 6 a.m.  A current parking permit is required for all semesters/sessions of attendance. February 2
Last day to apply for Spring graduation* March 1
Spring Break. No classes. College offices open March 11-17
Last day to add your name to the Wait List for Second 8-Week classes. March 14
Last day to withdraw Spring 2013 graduation application May 13
Commencement Ceremony May 19

 

16-Week Session
Classes begin January 14

Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap) on NOVAConnect (open to all)

January 14-21
Martin Luther King Holiday for faculty, students and staff. Offices closed January 21

Late Schedule Additions (in person), permission required 

January 22-28

Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund

January 22-February1

Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)**

February 1
Last day to apply for Spring graduation* March 1
Spring Break - no classes. College offices open March 11-17

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty

March 28 25
Last week of classes April 29-May 6
Final exam week May 7-13
First 8-Week Session
Classes begin January 14
Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap) on NOVAConnect (open to all) January 14-16
Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund January 14-22
Late schedule additions, in person, permission required January 17-22
Martin Luther King Holiday for faculty, students and staff. Offices closed January 21

Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)**

January 22
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty February 18
Last day to apply for Spring 2013 graduation* March 1
Classes and examinations end March 10
Spring Break March 11-17
Second 8-Week Session
Classes begin March 18

Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap)on NOVAConnect (open to all)

March 18-20
Drops on NOVAConnect with Tuition Refund March 18-26
Late Schedule Additions, in person, permission required March 21-26

Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)**

March 26

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty

April 22
Classes and examinations end May 13
Commencement Ceremony May 19

 

ELI/Distance Learning Start Dates and Census Dates:

ELI Sessions

Start Dates

Census Dates

Four weeks

January 14

January 18

First 8-weeks

January 14

January 22

First 12-weeks

January 14

January 27

16 weeks

January 14

February 1

2nd 12-weeks

January 28

February 10

2nd 8-weeks

February 4

February 13

3rd 12-weeks

February 11

February 24

3rd 8-weeks

February 25

March 6

4th 8-weeks

March 18

March 26


PLAN AHEAD:
Summer 2013 registration begins April 1
Summer 2013 classes begin May 20
Summer 2013 terms ends August 11
Fall 2013 Advising Week April 8-12
Fall 2013 priority registration for continuing students begins April 16
Fall 2013 NOVAConnect registration suspended May 3-June 9
Fall 2013 open registration begins May 3 June 10
Fall 2013 semester begins (tentative) August 21

(Ft. Belvoir and Quantico 8-Week Sessions follow the above dates.)

*Earlier application is highly recommended.
**To find the Census Date (last day to drop with refund) for a Dynamic course or ELI course, go to www.nvcc.edu/schedule/crs2132, perform a search for the course, and then click on the class number of the section.  The Census Date will be listed at the bottom of the course information.

Click here for ELI/Start Dates and Census Dates